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Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten has a spleen injury and will likely miss the rest of the preseason.
It is unclear if Witten will be ready for the Dallas Cowboys' regular season opener in three weeks, Sept. 5 at the New York Giants.
Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Witten sustained a ''slightly lacerated'' spleen in the preseason opener Monday night. He said Witten has to remain still as much as possible over the next week so he can heal.
Witten apparently got hurt after he caught a pass from a scrambling Tony Romo and was immediately hit from the side by Oakland linebacker Rolando McClain.
In his nine NFL seasons, Witten has missed only one game, with a broken jaw as a rookie.
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OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is hopeful that he will be ready to play in the season opener in three weeks.
Witten is dealing with a lacerated spleen sustained in the preseason opener.
"I'm doing all right. ... Stay optimistic. Take it one day at a time. Get healthy and regroup when we get back to Dallas," Witten said Thursday. "...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will not play again this preseason while he recovers from a lacerated spleen and internal bleeding. Witten was injured in Monday night’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Witten was examined Tuesday and had an MRI that showed no surgery was necessary immediately. Witten will be re-evaluated around Aug. 23 (Wednesday) and might undergo surgery...
As Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten waits for his lacerated spleen to heal, he admitted that he doesn’t know when he’ll be back on the field at this point.
“Well, it was ‘How long?’” Witten said, per Todd Archer of ESPN.com. “Again, I do think it’s a different mindset thinking you have to get healed up and regroup. Like (trainers) have said, just...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered a lacerated spleen in the preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.
Head coach Jason Garrett informed the media of the news on Wednesday raising vast concerns for the Cowboys offense should Witten be forced to miss time in the regular season. As of now, Witten must be as “inactive as possible” and the...
Jason Witten suffered a spleen injury in the preseason opener against the Raiders and will miss the remainder of the preseason. As reported on profootballtalk.com, Witten took a hit from Oakland linebacker Rolando McClain.
According to reports, the team does not believe Witten will require surgery, however, the ten-year veteran from the University of Tennessee did sustain internal...
VP Stephen Jones stated Saturday that: “You don’t see Jason Witten miss practice,” however, for at least the rest of the preseason, you won’t see him at all. After taking a big hit from Rolondo McClain in Monday night’s preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. Witten may have suffered a spleen injury according to Profootballtalk.com.
Jason Witten’s injury is distressing Cowboy fans and the fantasy football owners that drafted him.
Just to show how quickly things can change in the world of fantasy football, Jason Witten, one of the safest tight end picks in the draft, has now become a risk due to a “serious” spleen injury.
According to a report by ESPN.com, “Witten suffered a “very serious”...
Rolando McClain laid a mean hit on Jason Witten that has resulted in a spleen injury and internal bleeding, ouch. It appears that surgery may not be needed but healing time surely will be and while he hasn't been ruled out for week one we think you have to draft with that assumption. Witten hasn't missed a game since 2003 so there is no chance that he is going to milk this for more time.
Tight end Jason Witten will miss the remainder of the preseason while dealing with a severe spleen injury.
The injury occurred in preseason action vs. Oakland and the stud tight end sustained internal bleeding. No surgery is required but Witten is not a lock to be ready for Week 1.
It’s just a spleen Juan…
Jason Witten’s spleen is not ruptured, but is bleeding. This doesn’t sound good, does it? After reading up on this type of injury the biggest concern would be the delayed onset of rupture, so it must be closely monitored. In general this would be 3-4 week injury, but could stretch out into 6 weeks. With the Cowboys bye in week 5, they could...
According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, tight end Jason Witten’s status is currently in doubt for the Cowboys’ season opener against the New York Giants.
Jason Witten has an abdominal injury that could keep him out the rest of the preseason and might even jeopardize his status for Sept. 5 game
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) August 15, 2012
It seems like none of...
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered a lacerated spleen in Monday's preseason game against Oakland, putting his Week 1 availability very...
Cowboys' Jason Witten sidelined with spleen injury